recipe for Gambas al Ajo has been reproduced
courtesy of Orce
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excitingly hot tapa, with prawns, garlic and a touch
of chilli. Similar to gambas al pil-pil and a favourite
in the local tapas bars.
for Gambas al Ajo
kilos fresh prawns
1 tip of dried chilli pepper
3 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon chopped parsley
6 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons sherry vinegar
Salt and pepper
to make Gambas al Ajo
Wash and dry the prawns and peel leaving the tail
and crush the garlic, chop up the tip of the chilli
pepper as finely as possible.
the garlic, chilli, parsley, oregano, oil and vinegar
into a dish and mix well.
the prawns and gently mix until the prawns are well
covered. Leave to marinade in the fridge for 20 minutes.
the prawns in a hot griddle pan, under the grill or
on a barbecue for about two minutes each side.
hot with fresh bread.
with permission of Orce